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22nd June 2022

Brazilian authorities coordinate large-scale action against infringing music services

22 June 2022 – Brazilian law enforcement authorities have coordinated a substantial series of actions as part of the fourth wave of ‘Operation 404’, an initiative to tackle infringing services on the internet, supported by IFPI and Pro-Música Brasil. The operation, which was initiated yesterday, is one of the largest of its kind and involves […]

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30th May 2022

IFPI and UAE Ministry of Economy sign landmark MoU to support local recorded music

30 May 2022 – IFPI, representing the recording industry worldwide, and the Ministry of Economy (MoE) of the United Arab Emirates today announced their joint signing of a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the continuing growth of the UAE’s recorded music business.  The agreement, which is a first-of-its-kind for the region, lays the […]

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26th April 2022

IFPI Statement on the CJEU’s Judgment on Poland v Parliament and Council

26th April 2022 – Frances Moore, CEO, IFPI, representing the recording industry worldwide, made the following statement on today’s judgment by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on the Case C-401/19 Poland v Parliament and Council: “We welcome today’s judgment by the CJEU which dismisses the action brought by Poland against Article […]

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26th April 2022

Frances Moore named in Billboard’s 2022 International Power Players List

26th April 2022 – Frances Moore, Chief Executive of IFPI, has been named as one of Billboard’s International Power Players. The list recognises industry leaders driving the success of the music industry. Included alongside Moore is IFPI’s Regional director of Southeast Asia, Simon Seow.  Read the full list here. ENDS Notes to editors: About IFPI IFPI is the voice […]

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22nd March 2022

IFPI Global Music Report: Global Recorded Music Revenues Grew 18.5% In 2021

Read IFPI’s Global Music Report 2022 – State of the Industry here 22nd March 2022 – The global recorded music market grew by 18.5% in 2021, driven by growth in paid subscription streaming, according to IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide. Figures released today in IFPI’s Global Music Report show total […]

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17th March 2022

IFPI Opens Southeast Asia Regional Office in Singapore

Simon Seow is appointed regional director 16th March 2022 – IFPI, representing the recording industry worldwide, has opened a new Southeast Asia regional office in Singapore. Simon Seow has been appointed to the newly created role of IFPI Regional Director, Southeast Asia, to lead IFPI’s work in the region to promote the value of recorded […]

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